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Disaster Zone Podcast: The Role of Chaplains in Emergencies

Chaplains are part of the emergency response team

If you don't fully understand the role of the chaplains who support our first responder agencies, then this podcast is for you: Disaster Zone Podcast: The Role of Chaplains in Emergencies

See below for a description of the podcast:
Many first responder agencies have chaplains who work with them. They go to the scenes of emergencies and disasters. They minister to people both residents and the actual firefighters and law enforcement officers. In this podcast I interview Mike Ryan, who is the Bellevue Washington State Fire Department Chaplain. Mike has many years of experience and service. Together we discuss how people end up being chaplains, what type of person is effective and then which personalities don’t cut the mustard and soon are not aligned with a department. You will find this a very informative discussion about their role and function in supporting agencies.  
Eric Holdeman is a nationally known emergency manager. He has worked in emergency management at the federal, state and local government levels. Today he serves as the Director, Center for Regional Disaster Resilience (CRDR), which is part of the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER). The focus for his work there is engaging the public and private sectors to work collaboratively on issues of common interest, regionally and cross jurisdictionally.